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Pieris japonica 'Katsura'

Japanese Pieris

'Katsura' Pieris has beautiful, wine-red new foliage flushing continuously throughout the season turning dark green with age.  Rose-pink bell-shaped flowers appear in early spring.


  • Category:Shrubs
  • Hardiness Zone:4-6
  • Tall:6-9 Feet
  • Wide:6 Feet
  • Spacing:6 Feet

Flower Color
Pink
Foliage Color
Green
Red
Best Usage
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Specimen
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Good Drainage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Exposure
Sun
Growth Rate
Medium
Additional Information about Pieris japonica 'Katsura'

'Katsura' Pieris has beautiful, wine-red new foliage flushing continuously throughout the season turning dark green with age.  Rose-pink bell-shaped flowers appear in early spring.  Compact mounding habit reaching 3' x 3' in five years.  Best in semi-shade in a slightly acidic soil.  Asexual propagation prohibited.